The Golden Globes honored Kirk Douglas Sunday night time one month after the Hollywood legend turned 101 years previous.
Douglas, who has a stable Golden Globes historical past of his personal, appeared on stage with daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta Jones to introduce the nominees for Finest Movement Photos Screenplay.
“In 1991, my father-in-law, this residing Hollywood legend Kirk, was acknowledged by the Writers Guild of America for his function in ending the Hollywood blacklist,” she stated.
“He not solely employed black-listed screenwriter Dalton Trumbo to put in writing the epic ‘Spartacus,’ he insisted that Trumbo obtain correct display credit score for his work.”
Zeta Jones is married to Douglas’ son, Michael.
The tribute to Douglas included clips from a few of his most well-known roles, together with “Spartacus,” “Lust for Life,” for which he gained a Golden Globe in 1957, and “Detective Story,” which earned him a nomination in 1952.
He was additionally nominated in 1986 for “Amos,” and scored the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1968.
“My journeys all over the world have taught me one factor: that motion pictures converse a common footage,” he stated in previous footage of him accepting the DeMille Award.
Douglas adopted up his daughter-in-law’s introduction with a short message of his personal: “Catherine, you stated all of it… I do not need to say that as a result of I may by no means comply with you.”